Trump green-lights Turkish invasion of NE Syria and the destruction of hope
Sarah Glynn, co-convener of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan, argues that the United States’ backing of a Turkish offensive into Syria must be opposed
I’M terrified for my friends and for all that they have done to establish a beacon of hope in their corner of the Middle East – and I’m terrified for a world that can blithely contemplate their extinction.
Analysis: Bolton's out, but is he down?
The ejection of the former White House national security advisor has been understandably celebrated – but US foreign policy may not change as radically as some might hope, Sean Bell finds
THERE has never been a situation – or, for that matter, hemisphere – that has been made less safe because John Bolton wasn’t there to intervene.
Analysis: While the lungs of the world burn, the G7 barely even fiddles
The G7 in Biarritz will not be able to hide its cataclysmic failure from history, with additional contempt surely reserved for the ultra-narcissist Trump-Johnson axis, CommonSpace editor Ben Wray finds
“WE TALKED about: ‘Where’s England, what’s happening with England, they don’t use it anymore’. It’s very interesting, we discussed that.”
‘The case for independence needs to be inclusive’: Patrick Harvie talks indyref2, the Climate Bill and Amazon fires at the Fringe
The Scottish Green co-leader discussed the future of the party, the economics underpinning the climate emergency, and the responsibility of detailing how independence can change Scotland
Explainer: What is happening in Kashmir?
India’s decision to abolish Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status and place it under direct military control has inflamed tensions between the Indian and Pakistani governments and raised concerns globally. How did it come to this?
What is the history of the conflict in Kashmir?
The roots of the long-standing conflict over the Himalayan region of Kashmir can be traced back to British colonialism and its legacy.